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Timbuk2 Swig Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 19 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Swig - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

66% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Swig a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (50%)
Good (16%)
Average (33%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Timbuk2 Swig:

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Swig

  • Reviewers agree that the Timbuk2 Swig bag is made of high-quality fabric.
  • Other reviewers thought that it features efficient laptop access.
  • They also indicated that users could grab the laptop without taking off from the bag.
  • Reviewers noted that it has elasticized external side pocket for water bottle or U-lock.
  • Users noted that the bag has a fully padded laptop compartment.
  • Testers praised its lightweight yet robust design.
  • Other testers thought that the bag has a roomy internal pocket that provides ample room for essentials.
  • Users pointed out that it had padded straps and ventilated back panel.
  • Reviewers found that it has a Custom-fit strap design for a more authentic, more comfortable fit.
  • They also mentioned that the laptop could be accessed through the side pocket.
  • Other reviewers said that the bag is for everyday use.
  • They further explained that there are a lot of color options to choose from.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag needs more zippered compartments.
  • Another user had issues with the bag's back padding.


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Swig models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Swig ranks #47 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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46Timbuk2 Leader
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47Timbuk2 Swig
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48Timbuk2 Muttmover
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49Timbuk2 Catapult
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vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Swig ranks #2130 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2128Black Diamond Halo
Black Diamond Halo
2129Timbuk2 Swig
Timbuk2 Swig
2130Samsonite Leverage
Samsonite Leverage
2131CalPak Chalet
CalPak Chalet
2132Black Diamond Superslacker
Black Diamond Superslacker

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Timbuk2 Swig vs the Timbuk2 Rogue.

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Timbuk2 Swig vs Timbuk2 Rogue

Timbuk2 Swig
Timbuk2 Swig


Based on 19 reviews
Price: $$

Timbuk2 Rogue
Timbuk2 Rogue

Based on 454 reviews

Price: $$

  • The Swig is rated a little bit worse than the Rogue.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 473 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Rogue is available in these colors:

Bag ID 33800. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019